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Words
Words have shaped me like a sculpture,
Like liquid poured into a mold,
Words have feasted on my soul crueler than a vulture,
Tearing me apart, splitting me open, leaving me exposed,
Words more painful than a pus-filled ulcer,
Left me trembling, huddled in a...Read More
Categories: vulture, anxiety, bullying, depression, words,
Form: I do not know?



An Ode to Edgar Allan Poe
Sir, Edgar Allan Poe.
A gifted author, that you may know.
He has written several classics such as, the Tale Tale Heart.
The man's literature is a work of art.
An old man with a vulture eye, smothered by the narrator, he did die.
But...Read More
Categories: vulture, dark, tribute, writing,
Form: Ode
Slug Aviator
Crimson baron,
the scarlet fumes from your tale pipe
paints the sky 
with steel blue dye

Duke of the corporeal death plane,
your splatter reign
brings a barrel of spitfire pain

As you hide in the cadaver clouds,
waiting to vulture dive 
like a mercenary bird of...Read More
Categories: vulture, allusion, death, sky, violence,
Form: Ode
Blue Light Bulbs and a Bottle of Bleach and The Incandescent Must Win -part 2
“Deep, deep, deep. Listen and hear our faint gait.
Sanitation, fluorescent lights, and a PC pillow for smother.
Agree! Agree! Atone! Suck it in and suff-o-cate.
White-ness. Black. Ev’ry creed, faith, and color. Listen to Nanny State and call her your mother.”

A wilting...Read More
Categories: vulture, america, farm, political, race, rap, symbolism, war,
Form: Rhyme
Gawker - Repost
I originally posted this personal fave on 2-10-17.



Something tragic just happened up ahead,
somebody got hurt real bad ...
someone might even be dead
So you slow your car down,
just to take a peek
Peer out your window
for a quick look-see
Why is it that...Read More
Categories: vulture, dark, people, perspective, psychological,
Form: Verse



RETURNING TO THE ROOT
RETURNING TO THE ROOT

In the past conversation,
Before the advent of man,
Between the God and the Angels,
Man of the different color
And the same color,
Will butcher themselves.

When tempered beyond natural state,
The finest blade lose it edge.

The vulture
Foxed the peacock's feather
To it form.

The...Read More
Categories: vulture, 2nd grade, betrayal,
Form: Free verse
The Train Driver
Of course,I read the manual.
Who hasn't?
Words,nothing but words
Until it happens
And then it is burned,branded and imprinted 
Graphically and indelibly
Into your brain.

Sleep brings the nightmare alive
Again and again
You witness it over and over
In all its starkness
There's no escape,no way out

You can't...Read More
Categories: vulture, angst, dark, death, depression, suicide,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member HAUNTED HOUSE
   HAUNTED HOUSE     

              In haunted log house lived Micky macro mouse
         ...Read More
Categories: vulture, scary,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Candy Corn
Candy corn! Candy corn!
I want nothing else in my Halloween bag
but mounds of candy corn!
I could Trick or Treat all night
and then stay out until the morn,
but nothing screams Halloween to me
like a sack full of candy corn.

I marvel at...Read More
Categories: vulture, autumn, candy, fun, halloween, humor, nostalgia, october,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Fortune Teller
Once I was walking down the street
When a gypsy stepped out to say,
"Read your future for a dollar?"
Back then, for me, an hours pay!

Old and wrinkled was this woman
With a ragged and worn floral dress
With hands bent quite like vulture...Read More
Categories: vulture, character, city, confusion, humorous, youth,
Form: Quatrain
American Dreams


It’s a time to be fresh, 
to be plucked wriggling 
out of a shining
land or sea,
a fresh humanity, 
still moon-ray buckled
and gold,
no evidence 
of city, and crap-house crud.

America, you can do this.
I am a being from the old,
I am from...Read More
Categories: vulture, poetry,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member The Lechers of Letchworth
Leaves fall around me as I hike this rocky trail, a symphony of color and delight.  Autumn has always been my favorite time of year and Letchworth State Park has been my place to find solace and peace. ...Read More
Categories: vulture, judgement,
Form: Haibun
THOU PRECIOUS AND GUILTLESS NIGERIAN BLOOD
The whips of smoke was thickly spiraled all over my face,
 I stood at the shrine, rather the church,
 The eerie and somber silence within the cave scourged me,
 As the nocturnal owls spoke cabalistic monologues,
 Ushering in a hint...Read More
Categories: vulture, death, evil, hurt, world,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Bondage of Nature Collaboration
The eye of the needle rattles the intoxicating compass of her heart

Someone has moved the sign posts and this is not a trivial matter

Magnetic fascination unbridles a moon so intensely absorbed

That even the tides can not keep up with eternal...Read More
Categories: vulture, abuse,
Form: Free verse
The Masked Faces
“The Masked Faces”

We peeling off the foreskin of our rich culture,
Ignorance is the reason we feed on the carcass of a Vulture,
The more we fail the more we weaken the pillars of the structure,
Created by God but creating an illusion...Read More
Categories: vulture, innocence, political, power, violence,
Form: Alliteration
The Little You can Know
Without form and void, 
The world gave a lunatic gaze. 
Lack of luminous light love bought,
Darkness did give her a chase. 
Open to no one was her, 
Water beneath and air above. 
Open to someone was the stars, 
Lodging in...Read More
Categories: vulture, evil, god, humanity,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Rufus and Bill
Now the sun and the sand were treacherously hot
    and not a place for Man or a Beast.
As you must be audaciously quick to find a good spot
    or you will number among the...Read More
Categories: vulture, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Fluttering In My Attic
There’s a fluttering in my attic;
something’s alive up there.
The cat is getting frantic
and I dread going up the stairs.

I hope that it’s a bird,
rather than a bat;
unless I have misheard,
oh, I’d better get a hat.

I recall my sister’s hair,
when a...Read More
Categories: vulture, animal, bird, nature, poems, poetry, sound,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Little Warren Buffett
Little Warren Buffett
  sat on a tuffet
Counting his stocks
  and his bonds

Along came a crash
  and there went his stash
But it wasn't as bad
  as it sounds...

While others pulled out
  Little Warren held stout
He took...Read More
Categories: vulture, courage, money, success,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member SCARY

      SCARY
                  
      Octopus dancing twisting eight tentacles.  
   ...Read More
Categories: vulture, 8th grade, scary,
Form: Terza Rima
An Everlasting Photo
An old picture appears 
on the screen. Students 
stare at the raw reality.
The professor praises
the photographer’s 
precision and perfection.	
But Kevin is criticized 
at the end as usual.


Kevin creates eternity, 
startles the humanity.
But he forgets to save 
the black girl, blinded...Read More
Categories: vulture, sad,
Form: Free verse
Sculpture of Trump
Sculpture of Trump

While watching Trump we saw a sculpture,
Of someone who appeared to be a vulture;
Source of power,
A golden shower;
Not only that had started his own culture.

Jim Horn...Read More
Categories: vulture, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick
Lamenting wings
"you are more than I deserve. It's a love I never dreamed I'd find. Happinesd like this is worth dying for..."
- Yasunari Kawabata-

Looking down, while flying midway between sky and earth,
I saw a dog on the grey tongue of an...Read More
Categories: vulture, 12th grade, friend, friendship, fruit, fun, funny
Form: I do not know?
Trump Caused Rupture In Sculpture
Trump Caused Rupture In Sculpture

Trump caused another significant rupture,
That did create damage to social structure;
Face seeemed mean,
Right at the scene;
Swooped down and ate it up like a vulture.

Jim Horn


Trump sure has put us through a lot of
mental and emotional stress...Read More
Categories: vulture, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Himalayas
Himalayas

Eons ago in the planet’s evolution,
During tectonic plate movement:
The Indian Island Ma moved northward,
Crashing into the Eurasian continent,
To form the Himalayan mountains.

Out of the chaos, towering peaks arose,
Piercing heavenly soft, white cotton clouds,
Bursting into clear blue skies as Earth revolved,
And...Read More
Categories: vulture, culture, education, environment, mountains, nature, planet,
Form: Verse